File:Theodor Gomperz.jpg|thumb|Theodor Gomperz.
'''Theodor Gomperz''' (March 29, 1832August 29, 1912), Austria
and classical scholar
, was born at Brno
He studied at Brno and at University of Vienna|Vienna
under Hermann Bonitz
. Graduating at the University of Vienna
in 1867 he became ''privatdozent
'', and subsequently a professor of classical philology
(1873). In 1882 he was elected a full member of the Vienna Academy of Sciences
. He received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
'' from the University of Königsberg
, and Doctor of Literature from the universities of university of Dublin|Dublin
and university of Cambridge|Cambridge
, and became correspondent for several learned societies.
Gomperz resigned his professorship at Vienna in order devote all his energy to his magnum opus ''Griechische Denker'' ("Greek Thinkers"), which first...